Lac St-Jean

Lac St-Louis


Species: Bass, Walleye/Pickerel

Coordinates: 45° 24€² 0€³ N, 73° 49€² 0€³ W


Location: Quebec

Why we chose it:

In 2010, Largemouth bass; A good-quality fishery with light fishing pressure

When to fish: June through July.


Where to fish: Fish around the Peace Islands.

Tip: Cast weightless wacky-rigged worms into the weeds.


Smallmouth bass; Light fishing pressure and quality fish

When to fish: All season long.

Where to fish: Look for rocky shoals and fish around islands.

Tip: Tubes, tubes and more tubes.

—Ben Woo, an event producer and the president of the Berkley B1 Canadian Bass Open

In 2009, Walleye; Lots of fish with a good average size

When to fish: May and June are best.

Where to fish: Work deepwater drop-offs.

Tip: Jig a three-inch Power-Bait Grub or Sabertail Grub.

—Anthony Badham, Quebec/Maritimes Territory Manager at Pure Fishing Canada